Exaggerated, hanging breasts are typical for these masks, which had a dual function. Infertile women in Simo society invoked it as a fertility goddess, and it was used in the first-fruit rituals (rice), symbolically associating female fertility with an increased grain harvest. Figures are used by dancers at births, weddings, harvest festivals, and other joyous ceremonies. Dimensions: 4 "L x 3" W x 8 H.The item "Vintage Tribal African Statue Baga Nimba Carved Wood Figurine Guinea Religious" is in sale since Monday, October 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Figures & Sculptures". The seller is "yanayordanova" and is located in Varna. This item can be shipped worldwide.